Omaha's Story

A collection of interviews done in conjunction with StoryCorps' visits to Omaha in 2007 and 2015.

Omaha's Story 5/5/2015

May 5, 2015
StoryCorps

Patrick Kreifels interviews his sister, Michelle Kreifels, about the challenges she's faced living with a disability.

These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

This original interview references Region V Services in detail, and the assistance they provide for people with disabilities.  For more information, you can visit Region V.

Omaha's Story 4/30/2015

Apr 30, 2015
StoryCorps

John Thomas Jr. and his wife, Gretchen Thomas, reminisce about how their life began 40 years ago.

These interviews are recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people.  Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Charlene Tarsney & Catherine Prinz

Charlene Tarsney talks with Catherine Prinz, who started a grass-roots effort to bring a public library to the Dundee neighborhood 34 years ago.

Dan Wintz & Marg Badura

Two Omaha lawyers talk about their longtime relationship and how it's grown over time.

(by Bob Coate)

Bob Mollner, Jr. & Bob Mollner, Sr.

Bob Mollner, Jr. asks his father about the origins of Mollner's Meat Market in southeast Omaha.

(by Bob Coate)

Jean Wilson

Omaha's Story, Story of a childhood

A resident at Walnut Grove Retirement Home narrates a story of her childhood.

(by Lena Richardson)

Evelyn Zysman & Marian Fey

Omaha's Story, Sharing Memories

A 96-year-old woman shares memories with her thirty-something friend.

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Karen Daneu & Lauren Price

Omaha's Story, A Female Pilots Story

A mother tells her 17-year-old daughter about the ups and downs of being a female pilot in the military.

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Donald Fraysier & Jason Glenn, Pt. 2

Omaha's Story, "The Great AMerican Novel" (Part 2)

We revisit these two friends as they talk about Donald writing "the great American novel".

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Donald Fraysier & Jason Glenn (Part 1)

Omaha's Story, Omaha Comedy Club. (Part 1)

In this first of two stories, Donald Fraysier reminisces with his friend Jason Glenn about their days at an Omaha comedy club.

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